Le Redoutable2134
Nominal Guns74NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1749/12NNF-1715
Launched1752/05/05NNF-1715
First Commissioned1753/01
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon NNF-1715
Ship ClassTéméraire Class
ConstructorFrançois CoulombNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sunk in Action1759/08/18NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck163' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)52.9424 (173′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth43' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.9664 (45′ 9″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.496 (21′ 3″ Imperial)
Burthen1,580Ton

Armament

1753/01Broadside Weight = 838 French Livre (881 lbs 410.201 kg) NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck28French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1753/016666 officers, 660 menNNF-1715

Commanders

FromToRankNameSource
17561756Chef d'escadrePierre-André de Glandevès du CastelletFWIKI
17591759/08/18Capitaine de VaisseauPaul-Hippolyte de BeauvilliersFWIKI

Service History

DateEvent Source
1756/05/20Battle of Minorca 
1759/08/18Battle of Lagos Bay 


Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715 Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
FWIKI Wikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
 
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